The draft strategy sets
our direction for sustainably managing the
waterway for the next 20 years.
or find out more at a
Saturday, 2nd February
12 - 2pm, Church Point
Comments close Sunday, 3rd February.
Congratulations Greg Roberts OAM
MEDAL (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA
Mr Gregory Blaxland ROBERTS
For service to the
community of Sydney's Northern Beaches.
Long Reef Surf Life Saving
Rotary Club of North Sydney
- Committee member.
- Bronze Medallion Instructor.
- Member 1955 to late 70's.
Scotland Island Resident's
- Projects such as development
of the Safer Driver Course' for
year 11 and 12 secondary students, working with
- Member, since 1966 to 2009.
- President 2000-2003.•Vice-President, 1996-1999.
- Committee member, 1996-2012.
- Member, since 1966 and Life Member
Home Access Association
- Member Representing SIRA,
Pittwater User Group,a community group
concerned with the best and fairest use of the waterway of
Pittwater, since 2009.
- Pittwater Strategic Plan 2020,
working with the then Pittwater
Council and the community, 2010.
- Member, Built
Environment Group, 3
years, including development
Steps to a Sustainable Home' booklet.
Awards and recognition
- Founder and Member, 2000-2013. (representing home
owners who can only get to the mainland by water to achieve a fair
basis from Crown Lands, achieved in 2013)
- Contributor, Sustainable Ingleside Advocacy Group,
- Environment Award, Pittwater Council
Congratulations Greg, we are all very proud of
you. This award and
recognition of what you have done is truly deserved!
Bulky Goods Clean Up
Monday, February 4
- Please read Collection Guidelines before putting your
- The total
quantity per household should not to exceed 3 cubic metres (3m x 1m x
NOTE: NO ASBESTOS TO BE PLACED OUT FOR COLLECTION
Asbestos is extremely hazardous to everyone’s health.
includes what is known as “fibro” which is an asbestos based product.
URM is legally bound and
reserves the right to close down the collection should any asbestos be
found thrown out for the Clear Out
- Computers & TV's
- Asbestos, batteries and household chemicals
- Building materials – wall linings, gyprock, studs,
timber beams, tiles, concrete
- Car, motor and boat parts, rubber tyres – rims are
- Food, full gas bottles (open valve), glass including
windows, panes, mirrors, panels, shower screens, picture frames, liquid
paints, oils, fuel, soil, earth, fill, bricks
- Recyclable materials – paper and cardboard, soiled
wrappings, vegetation, plants
not be collected
responsibility to remove unacceptable items from roadside
- Appliances such as stoves and fridges – remove doors;
frames with glass removed – break glass into newspaper, wrap securely
and put in household garbage
- Paint tins and fuel containers – with the lid off and
- Manageable quantities of: delivery pallets, wooden
stairs, decking, gates, fencing, guttering, down piping, iron sheets
and water tanks – cut down to 1.2 metre lengths and able to be lifted
by one person; nails must not stick out – please hammer down; hot water
systems – emptied
- Metals to be kept separate, where possible, to be
taken to Kimbriki Recycling & Waste Facility for re-processing and
- Place metals in a separate pile to other general
clean up materials
The waste collection team
will greatly appreciate your co-operation.
Mona Vale Road (East) upgrade to Commence
information for motorists using Mona Vale Rd, between Ingleside &
Mona Vale each day. The 3.2km Mona Vale Road (East) upgrade from 2
lanes to 4 lanes starts next Tuesday 29th January.
- removing trees, shrubs and other vegetation on both
sides of Mona Vale Road between Daydream Street, Mona Vale, and Lane
Cove Road, Ingleside
- installing traffic controls, such as barriers, signs,
- setting up the site compound for the project team
- delivering materials and equipment to site.
January 2019 project update(PDF: 11.6Mb)
- noise and dust from rock cuttings
- traffic changes such as contra-flows and detours
- traffic delays, including additional heavy vehicles
on the roads
- night work
- driveway realignment for several residents on Mona
- major utility relocations in and around Ponderosa
Parade, Samuel Street and Foley Street.
Visit RMS Webpage: Mona Vale Road East upgrade -
Manor Road, Ingleside to Foley Street, Mona Vale
Also available in pittwater Online news issue 391 :Upgrade Of Mona Vale Road East To Commence This Month - an overview of what to expect
Wednesday 20 February 2019
The film, Rubber Jellyfish, is a delightful and engaging documentary
which explores the adverse effect of one of our favourite party
products, the helium balloon, on the environment, its potentially
deadly effect on human beings, and its heartbreaking impact on sea
turtles. The event will include an introductory speech and Q&A by
marine animal activist, educator and plastic warrior Malin Frick of
Northern Beaches Clean Up Crew.
Details of the screening
are as follows:
Date: Wednesday 20
Time: 6:30 PM
If you wish to view a trailer or find out more information about the
film you can visit: https://rubberjellyfishmovie.com/watch/
If you wish to share the event it may be shared from the Northern
Beaches Clean Up Crew Facebook page at this link:
From this page you can also invite your own Facebook friends to the
To reserve tickets please visit: https://tickets.demand.film/event/6708qLvdnQla
Nb: If you are not familiar with Demand Films, unlike a traditional
movie showing Demand Film screenings require that a minimum number of
tickets be reserved within 5 days of the event in order for the
screening to occur, so please encourage interested people to book early.
Church Point Cafe -
Artists play between 3:30 - 6:30pm
The Waterfront Café’s Co-Op Club presents the finest live music North
side of the bridge from 3.30pm every Sunday. Come and immerse yourself
in some wonderful music by the waters edge with great friends, your
favourite beverage, some wonderful music and a huge range of delicious
1860 Pittwater Rd Church Point – bookings 99796633www.facebook.com/thecoopclubchurchpointwww.waterfrontstore.com.au
Wanted artists and/or
I am creating a series of short videos for
an American company PLANTPOP https://plantpop.com who feature short documentary style videos
about the relationships between people and plants.
I’m particularly looking for people who interact creatively with plants
or feature plants in their artworks. The company are keen to get an
international perspective and I would like to work locally with our
community members so I can have the opportunity to show off our diverse
skills. There would be no payment, however it would be a good
opportunity to get exposure for what you do.
If you are interested or know someone that might be please let me know!
Contact: Micah Lihachov
Phone: 0421 112 994
Looking for a
commuter boat Feb to Dec 2019
We are a couple experienced living offshore (Lovett Bay) and dealing
with boats and commuter wharf.
From end-Feb to beginning Dec 2019 we'll be minding a house with deep
front Jetty on Scotland Island.
We sold our polycraft last year and were wondering if someone would be
interested to rent or lease us a commuter boat (with canopy) for the
We would service it at the end of the period (on top of the rent)
and I can get a ticket for commuter wharf under my name.
Since I work from home, the boat would rarely be kept at the wharf..
Open to any proposition around the concept.
Jean Paul and Jen
Lovett Bay Home to Rent
Three bedroom waterfront
home available for immediate rent.
Very sheltered northerly aspect. Flat lawn and deepwater jetty /
Tel 0420 995 224
Boat for Sale
We recently purchased a larger boat so our 4.3M Coxcraft dearly
referred to as "Gumleaf" is for sale.
Island price $ 3500.00
- Fiberglass boat, hull in excellent condition.
- Original Engine Yamaha 40 HP 2 stroke, starts every
time. Very easy.
- All boat covers replaced last year. So, stay dry this
- Replaced entire steering 18 months ago.
- Equipped with lights, bilge bump, safety gear.
- Bottom is clean, but it is due for anti-foul.
Contact: Mary 0438 632 855 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Furniture For Sale -
Queen mattress- $100 IKEA Sultan Horninge Spring Mattress
Queen Mattress and bed base - $50
condition/ has a few stains( but only from spilt tea or water!)
Ikea Molger coffee table/ bench
Good condition $25
Ikea Frosta stools
2 available $5 each
Ikea Lerhamn dining table
Good condition $50
Ikea Bekvam Stepstool $10
Ikea Forhoja Kitchen Island Bench/Trolley
Good condition $ 100
Double drawer filing cabinet /bedside table
Queen size sofa bed
Very comfortable/ thick
Great for kids
Has some water damage in one corner
Tows fine but may need to be lifted off site
Have checked and local truck guys can do this.
Please call Sophie on 0432611976
Or email email@example.com
The Local Guide
Scotland Island Web Site - www.scotlandisland.org.au
Scotland Island Residents Facebook Page - click to go to Page
Island Rural Fire Brigade - 9999 4404 - http://www.sirfb.org.au
Pittwater Rural Fire Brigade
Photo Gallery -offshore
|Scotland Island Residents
Association (SIRA) Membership details - click here for details
Pittwater Community Association (WPCA) - www.westpittwater.com.au
Island Emergency Non-potable Water
- Agreement for Sale of Non-potable Water
- SIRA Membership Application
- Emergency Non-potable Water Guidelines
- General Information, Map & Contacts
Island & Offshore Children's Services (SIOCS)
Please call 02 9979 7856 or
- Long Day Care at The Island Kindy in Catherine
- Days of operation: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
- Times: 8.00am - 6.00pm
- Before & After School Care
- 8.00am until walked to school ferry - collected
from school ferry until
- Vacation Care, Casual Care and Playgroup on
- Hire the Kindy for Birthday Parties
Island Community Hall Bookings: Barbara
Labram M: 0473008339 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Pittwater Online News - http://www.pittwateronlinenews.com
|Tick Fact Sheet
Waitlist (Tennis User Group) - Application Form
Services, Clubs & Accommodation
of the Peace - Bob Mitchell (Mackerel Beach) - 0419 745 628
Justice of the Peace - Tony Hendel - 0419
Justice of the Peace - Andy Derijk -
Elvina Bay 0418 613 890
| Justice of the Peace - Lexie
Le Blang 0418399674 or
Justice of the Peace - Graham
Stenner - 0407216405
|Justice of the Peace - Carolyn
Milani - 0409914699
Community Arts Inc. - Enquiries Lorrie Morgan 9997 8079
Music Club - enquiries Janice Tuynman - 99991937 - jt@swift dsl.com.au
Point Yacht Club - http://www.wpyc.com.au
Prince Alfred Yacht Club - 02
9997 1022 http://www.rpayc.com.au/
Motor Yacht Club - http://www.royalmotor.com.au/ 02 9997 5511
Island Lodge - Bed & Breakfast - 02 9979 3301 or
Youth Hostel - (02) 9999 5748 (8-11 am and 5-8 pm)
Service - "No job too small" - Call Alan 0447 775 541
Wayne on Scotland Island 0418 229 277 - offshore community
sparky - www.sparky.com.au
David Walsh - Graphic Design - Custom Made Sculpture - 0404 239
212 - email@example.com
Dog Wash & Grooming - Call
Jenni: 0450 444 100 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Free Pump Outs for Boats - Council
with RMS installed a pump out at Careel Bay wharf
purification system installed for offshore homes:
Call Juliette 0418349448
Solicitor - Rachel
Carter - Carter O'Neill Legal - 0406 239 946
Domestic Cleaner - Kath - 0405097424 - email@example.com
Building Design and
Drafting Services - Samuela Madej – Murphy ph.
Tissue & Swedish Massage - Mona 0490701213
Island Based Cleaner - Uses predominantly
Organic & Natural Products - Mona 0490701213
Island Classes (Fitness, Dance, Art etc)
Meditation and Group Fitness with Patrice - 0406 483 036 firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Classes- drawing and painting in oils,
acrylics and mixed media- Marion 0431 457 431
Yoga - Tuesday 9.00 to 10.30 Tuesday morning - Phone Katya on
0414 187 916
Group For Catherine Park - Run by SIOCS - Emmie Collins on 0405
& Kids Groups Playgroup - Run by SIOCS - email
Park Bush Care Group, 2nd Sunday @ 9.30am, Sharon Kinnison @
Thinking Group - Roy Baker, 9999 6891,
Airlines, Buses and Railways
Island Tides, Moon phases, Sunrise & Sunset
for Sydney (128k circle)
Emergency Contact Numbers
|ALL EMERGENCIES (Police - Fire - Ambulance)
|Police Assistance Line
||13 1444 or 9281 0000
|Broken Bay Water Police
||9910 7899 or 0412 162 093
Rescue Broken Bay - Weekend
9999 3554 - (02) 8411 1121
Rescue Broken Bay - VHF Radio channel
Radio Channel: VHF 16
27MHz Radio Channel: 86 or 88
| Scotland Island Rural Fire
Bay Rural Fire Service
Bay Rural Fire Service
Beach Rural Fire Service
Fire Service Headquarters Terrey Hills
|NSW Fire Service General
Information 9265 2999
|Rural Fire Service General
|State Emergency Service,
||13 25 00 9486 3399
|National Parks & Wildlife
Service: 000, general information
|Dept of Community Services:
||131 388, (ah) 131 909
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